What is the new name for Borneo?
1On 16 September 1963, the former state of North Borneo became part of Malaysia. Among the major changes in the new state was the change of name from North Borneo to Sabah (Fig. 1).
Which country recently changed its capital?
Where a city name has changed, the name of the city when it was a capital is listed first, followed by its modern name in brackets.
|Old capital city||Astana|
|Today a part of||Kazakhstan|
|Change, reason||renamed to Nur-Sultan|
Is Jakarta still Indonesia’s capital?
JAKARTA — President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Tuesday said the government will proceed with its $32 billion plan to relocate Indonesia’s capital city from Jakarta to the island of Borneo, while the strongest candidate to succeed him so far assured he supports the move.
What is the capital of Singapore?
Singapore became the regional capital in 1836. Prior to Raffles’ arrival, there were only about a thousand people living on the island, mostly indigenous Malays along with a handful of Chinese.